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School of Polymer Science and Engineering

The Waterborne Symposium

51st Annual International Waterborne, High-Solids and Powder Coatings Symposium
February 04 - 09, 2024

We look forward to being back in New Orleans for the 51st annual International Waterborne, High-Solids and Powder Coatings Symposium.
The annual Waterborne Symposium consists of topical sessions covering a broad range of issues within contemporary coatings science and technology. Held annually for fifty-one years, the symposium showcases new and innovative technology from academic and industrial scholars working around the globe.
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To administer the preeminent educational/technical forum in the United States directed to the science and technology of surface coatings and to provide revenue to support and advance students at the School of Polymers and Engineering at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Over $241,000 in Undergraduate Scholarships have been awarded from Waterborne proceeds over the last 8 academic years. Thank you all for your continued support!

Program Composition
Short Courses:  February 04 - 06, 2024
Symposium:  Wednesday, February 07 - 09, 2024
Technology Showcase Exhibit Hall:  February 06 - 08, 2024
Interactive Student Poster Session: February 08, 2024

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